#Interviews

The Struggle of Writing Poetry During a Pandemic

Published poets like Henri Cole and Sachiko Murakami discuss their own difficulties and successes in writing poetry during a pandemic.

Running an Independent Bookstore in a Conservative Area

Running an independent bookstore in a conservative city is a unique challenge and an opportunity. Jenny Kinne runs Books and Mortar in West Michigan.

Asian and Pacific American Readers and Writers On First Seeing Themselves in Books

This Asian and Pacific American Heritage month, read about the experiences of these readers and writers seeing themselves in books for the first time.

Neal Shusterman’s Inclusive YA and Talking to the Author About Representation

Neal Shusterman's career writing YA has been on fire, but it's about to get even hotter.

From Farm to Table: The Making of a Folio Edition

Go from farm to table and behind the scenes of the making of a Folio Society edition.

The Big Cities Little Foodies Children’s Series Creators on Representation

The creators of the BIG CITIES LITTLE FOODIES children's book series talk representation and exploring the locations, food, and culture of Asia.

Two Children’s Book Authors Speak on the Importance of Latinx Characters

On writing Latinx stories for Latinx children.

Doin’ It In The Nook: Reading With Kelly Corrigan and Matt Nathanson

Doin' It In The Nook with Kelly Corrigan and Matt Nathanson. If you're not part of this book club yet, you will want to be ASAP.

The Many Facets of Sabrina the Teenage Witch: Interview with KELLY THOMPSON

There have been many reboots of Sabrina the Teenage Witch in comics and television shows. We explore with Kelly Thompson her version of Sabrina.

Erica Buist Talks Death Festivals in THIS PARTY’S DEAD

Talking to Erica Buist about traveling to seven different death festivals around the world for her book, THIS PARTY'S DEAD.

Interview with Lyz Lenz on GOD LAND and Religious and Political Divides

GOD LAND author Lyz Lenz talks about growing up evangelical, and the process of investigating religion and politics in the Midwest.

An Interview With Rena Barron, Author Of KINGDOM OF SOULS

We chatted with Rena Barron about her debut novel KINGDOM OF SOULS, the process of writing it, the story and the excitement behind it.

Leslie Jamison on Writing and Her Newest Essay Collection

We chatted with Leslie Jamison, author of the new essay collection MAKE IT SCREAM, MAKE IT BURN and other fiction and nonfiction works.

Balancing Real World Oppression with a Fantasy Western Romp

One Rioter interviews author Charlotte Nicole Davis about writing her debut YA novel THE GOOD LUCK GIRLS--an inclusive, Western-inspired fantasy story.

Talking With LOOKING FOR LEIA’s Annalise Ophelian

We chatted with Dr. Annalise Ophelian, the force behind LOOKING FOR LEIA, to get the deets on the forthcoming docu-series.